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House of Prime Rib

1906 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco, CA 94109-3008
+1 415-885-4605
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“prime rib” (746 reviews)
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American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
1906 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco, CA 94109-3008
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This place was awesome! It was quite the experience and super delicious. It’s a lot of food that you get for your money’s worth.

Thank Michelle J
Reviewed 2 days ago

This was my first visit to the House of Prime Rib. We had reservations for Five at Five pm on Christmas Eve. Valet parking made front door arrival great. Our wait to be seated was short, less than 10 min. The atmosphere was festive and...More

Thank Kate W
Reviewed 3 days ago

We just went again, and as always, the food are service are excellent. However this time we were seated in a party room with low ceilings, and the party of 12 next to our table were so loud and so inconsiderate of others. That happens...More

Thank Richard T
Reviewed 6 days ago

My brother made a reservation for this place. It was crowded and loud but the house salad was really good; so was the pinot noir-Goldeneye (second favorite pinot I ever tasted). I had the House of Prime Rib, spinach and mashed potatoes. Steve was the...More

Thank uncvcutraveller
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

i have lived a long time un the bsy area. I have heard of the House of Prime Rib but never went. My wife made the reservations, way in advance! It is hard to get in last minute. I thoroughly enjoyed the whole dining experience!...More

Thank Keith S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Obviously when you make the choice to dine here you know you are looking for one thing done extremely well - prime rib. They succeed here masterfully taking something simple and relying on great execution. Prime rib is superb and the accompaniments match. Excellent and...More

Thank BiotechWanderlust
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was here the week before Xmas 2017. I went in on a Monday Night with a buddy. I had been here years previous and enjoyed it. But, this time, I wished to sit at the bar. Place was cozy with plenty of dimmed lighting,...More

Thank ezfish
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Once upon a time, when I was lucky enough to live in San Francisco for over a year during a discussion of food amongst friends, I mentioned being the ANTI-vegan meaning someone who has NEVER eaten a salad in my life. I am a devoted...More

Thank trumancapote2018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Such a fantastic restaurant and such a throwback, places like this are a dying breed and we have to enjoy them while they are here. After so many years and such a fan-base, they could slack off or cut quality any time and probably make...More

Thank dyerj
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'm a native San Franciscan and I live two blocks from this venerable palace of beef. Have you seen the TV series Madmen? Yes? Then you have an idea of what this great old-school restaurant is like. Décor, lighting, menu, cocktails, service ( but sorry,...More

1  Thank Matthew D
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They do serve fish if you like it
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 31 - USD 40
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1906 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco, CA 94109-3008
    (Washington St.)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Nob Hill
  • Neighbourhood: Nob Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 415-885-4605
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